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Edward Laquan Williams
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 185 lb.
- High School Herbert Hoover High School (San Diego)
- Debut April 18, 1986
- Final Game May 27, 1998
- Born November 1, 1964 in Shreveport, LA USA
 Biographical Information
Eddie Williams, a first round draft pick (# 4 overall), was a top prospect for a long time of whom great things were expected. However, he kicked around the majors for ten years without ever playing as many as 100 games in a season. He did, however, have one terrific season in 1994, hitting .331 with a .594 slugging percentage while getting a mere 175 at-bats.
Williams had an extensive minor league career, playing fifteen years. A peak was in 1997 when he slugged .738 for Albuquerque in 76 games. He also slugged over .600 in 1994 and 1998 in Triple A ball. All told, he had 183 minor league home runs.
- Hit 2 home runs on July 17, 1994 as a member of the San Diego Padres against the New York Mets. Pete Smith was the pitcher. The Padres won the game 10-1.
- Originally a third baseman, he was a first baseman for the second part of his major league career.
- 2003 Coach Kane County Cougars